Manager - Greg Vilk

GREG J.A. VILK, PhD
UILO Manager

University-Industry Liaison Office [UILO]
University of Lethbridge B634 Univ Hall
4401 University Drive West
 

[O]: 403-317-2860
[E]: greg.vilk@uleth.ca
[Twitter]: @ULethUILO & @GregVee
[Facebook]: @UlethUILO
[Instagram]: @UlethUILO
 

FUNCTIONS:

  • Negotiate, Author Contracts/Agreements
  • IP Landscape Assessment & Management
  • License innovations / inventions
  • Industry outreach that align with The University's Strategic Research Plan
  • Startup support through investor-friendly licenses and active advisory activities
  • Preceptor functions for The University community – R&D, investor & commercialization-focused
  • Seek non-dilutive and dilutive applied research funding opportunities
  • Market technologies and research capabilities
  • Engage Regional Network (RINSA and partners) to enhance business opportunities

 

EXPERTISE:

  • 13+ years academic, NGO & industry experience
  • Prospected and on-boarded industry partners for collaborative endeavours
  • Raised seed capital and initiated clinical trials
  • Multiple Inventor, Mentor, Preceptor
  • Licensed innovation, negotiated contracts
  • Deep contact list – Investor, Industry, Government, Enablers
  • 4X Startup Professional
  • Multiple Roles as: Director, Senior Director, Commercialization Advisor, Founder, Industry Liaison, Co-Lead Managing Scientist
  • Applied expertise across many sectors including Ag-Food, Pharma, Engineering, Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Medtech